This week in Heroes and Villains our selection of new Marvel Comics include the continuing battle between Kang and the Avengers, the aftermath of Inhumans Vs. X-Men and another chapter in the Captain Hydra saga. Meet me after the jump for my thoughts on Avengers #6, Royals #1, X-Men Gold #1, and Captain America Steve Rogers #15… warning, spoilers ahead…
It’s the best kind of comic book reading, believe me.
Now, you might be getting comics given to you as gifts. (Maybe there’s one or two from this list or this list.) But you might still want to pick up something to read that signifies the season. Something featuring the greatest superheroes and villains the world has ever known.
Lucky for you, both DC Comics and Marvel Comics are publishing their own holiday specials today… you might want to consider getting in on the zany, wintry, heroic fun!
Follow me after the jump for the low down on the DC Rebirth Holiday Special #1 and the Gwenpool Holiday Special: Merry Mix-Up #1!
I woke up this morning expecting the big comics news to be the fallout from DC Universe Rebirth #1, ably summed up here by Biff Bam Pop’s own JP Fallavollita, and reviewed by me here, but it wasn’t. Marvel Comics managed to trump DC’s big universal reboot with a shattering revelation, one that has destroyed almost any joy I might ever have reading another Marvel Comic. Meet me after the jump for my thoughts on Captain America: Steve Rogers #1
I think Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers put it best a few decades back, “The waiting is the hardest part.” In the last episode of “Marvel’s Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.,” we saw the Secret Warriors briefly assemble and disassemble, And Hive begin to get his bearings on Earth. Now it’s just a waiting game to see what heavy boot drops next. Meet me after the jump for my thoughts on “The Inside Man.”
The last episode of “Marvel’s Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.” was a rough one with a traitor in their midst as Dr. Andrew Garner was revealed to be the Inhuman killer Lash, and his ex-wife May had to take him down. It doesn’t look like things are getting any better with Rosalind Price and the A.C.T.U. possibly working with Hydra. Meet me after the jump for my thoughts on “Many Heads, One Tale.”
Sometimes things get lost in the shuffle and fall through the cracks. While it’s true I’ve reviewed most of the two seasons of the “Marvel’s Avengers Assemble” animated series at Biff Bam Pop!, I haven’t done them all. Here, we set the wayback machine for the second episode, and the conclusion of “The Avengers Protocol” story, after the jump.
The Avengers are back together again, the threats of Ultron and Thanos have been vanquished, for the moment, so what better time to add a new member? The first new member we’ve seen so far since the Falcon in “Marvel’s Avengers Assemble” is Ant-Man, and Hawkeye’s not so happy about it. Meet me after the jump, for my thoughts on “The New Guy.”
While Agent Coulson and his S.H.I.E.L.D. team face off with Hydra in the present day for the Obelisk, that first 0-8-4 object known alternately as The Diviner, its secrets may lie in the past as Hayley Atwell playing Agent Peggy Carter of the Strategic Scientific Reserve returns in tonight’s episode. Meet me after the jump for my thoughts on “The Things We Bury.”
“Teen Tony.” Those two words will make even the most dedicated classic Avengers fan flinch just a little. They represent one of the things that occurred in one of the most hated crossover events in Avengers comics history – The Crossing. This week on “Marvel’s Avengers Assemble” we are confronted with a teen Tony, and other wild effects of the Time Stone, let’s hope the others aren’t also reminiscent of storyline. Meet me after the jump for my thoughts on “The Age of Tony Stark.”
This is the second season of “Avengers Assemble” and you know what that means, right? It means Thanos. Just like the Red Skull and The Cabal were the focus and big bad for the first season, this time it’s Thanos, and the mad Titan makes quite a splash in the season’s first episode. Meet me after the jump for my thoughts on “The Arsenal.”